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Feb 27, 2013 10:00am PST
of our operating revenue from membership dues f. you're not a member of the society, please join us or renew your membership today. i should note that anyone who joins or renews a membership today will receive a free autographed copy of our keynote speaker's new book, the title of which is martin's dream: my journey and the legacy of martin luther king, jr. we have a terrific program planned for you today. of course, the heart of the program will be our speaker, will be the remarks of our keynote speaker dr. claiborne parson. you have a program in front of you -- with you, and we will be following the program. we do have a number of members of the city's official family here with us today. the list of which i don't have and the number of community dignitaries. i see that we do have supervisor scott wiener, supervisor president of the board of supervisors david chiu, president cisneros, barbara garcia is with us. naomi is going to be part of the program. naomi kelly is with us, kim brandon from the port commission is with us, and a number of others. i'll be getting a list, i'll be ab
SFGTV2
Feb 27, 2013 12:00pm PST
have to use this microphone here. so, you have to wait till you get the microphone in front of you to ask a question he. * lunch that's the purpose for the audio and stuff. today we're going to talk about -- basically this is what i want to do here. i've been a detective for about six years now and been with the police department 15 years. prior to that i was in the united states army, military police corps. any [speaker not understood] here? just one? prior to that when i went to college i was always looking at graffiti. i'm originally from wisconsin and there's a lot of gang graffiti back when i was growing up. i was interested in looking at it and seeing the messages that were up there. when i got into the phoenix police department, i worked four years on the road and then i started doing school resource officer. the school resource officer for a couple years where i really, really learned about graffiti. in your presentation, it talked about how the schools, schools are big where they start out, okay. [speaker not understood] at home, but school is where they really get starte
SFGTV2
Feb 27, 2013 1:30pm PST
was a member of the board of supervisors, all of us wondered why we hadn't done anything there and the mayor thought the same. >> if an earthquake happened, the building was uninhabitable. it sat there vacant for quite a while. the city decided to buy the building in 1999 for $2. we worked and looked at ways that we can utilize the building for an office building. to build an icon i can building that will house a lot of city departments. >> the san francisco public utilities commission has an important job. we provide clean, pristine public drinking water to 2.6 million people in the san francisco bay area from the hetch hetchy regional water system. with also generate clean renewable energy for city services like public buses, hospitals, schools, and much more. and finally, we collect and treat all the city's wastewater and stormwater making it safe enough to discharge into the san francisco bay and pacific ocean. >> in 2006 the puc was planning a record number of projects. >> the public utilities commission is a very infrastructure-rich organization. we're out there rebuilding the water sy
SFGTV2
Feb 27, 2013 1:00pm PST
that helped me with mine and like i said, i'm not an expert, but if i can use -- if you can use something for me to help make your investigation successful, i don't start off with why did you do this, what did you do -- i start off nice and slow. tell me a little bit about yourself. it's like an interview, okay. and they tell you. you find something like jugs didn't have a dad. he said, i didn't have a dad to kick my ass to keep me right. it's okay, man. you try to hit those things and work them that way. mod, same thing. he was addict today it. could not stop. did not want to stop. just kept going. told me that if we didn't stop him, he'd still be writing. but here, 6-1/2 years in prison. so, we sat on that house. we arrested him that day. it was a great day, it was a great time. got him put behind bars. did his fingerprints. guess what? fingerprints came back. i got hits all over phoenix. what the hell is going on? guy is just a tagger, right? no, he did six burglaries in phoenix and five burglaries in glendale by his girlfriend's house. 35 guns stolen. went back and interviewed him. wh
SFGTV2
Feb 26, 2013 8:30pm PST
us is continuing to be just that. is that we want to minimize it and the whole idea that we could do no layoffs would be ideal. again, a commitment from the board will be to look under every rock and understand how funding relates to the continued success and progress of our students. and i think that we always have that in mind when we go through this process. and that is it is not a comfortable process to go through. and you know, again this required time frame makes it very difficult for us to do what we have to do and so i just wanted to openly put out our commitments as a board and i think that we have demonstrated that as a board time and time again and we will continue to work hard to find funding to make things happen and to really look at the best way to follow our strategic plan in order to ensure success for our kids. >> i thank you, and i just want to say that every year that i have been on this board and i tend to vote for this layoff notices and it is always really hard and i will say that it is very, very hard to send out over 500. so, i am just glad to see that the nu
SFGTV2
Feb 27, 2013 12:30pm PST
that i use is two things that -- one of ours that we use in phoenix -- and again, this is one of the main reasons why people come to us is that gaolgraffiti hotline. our graffiti hotline program is almost like a silent witness. many are designed first to school age kids. any time we get grab eat aloe on the school we would take pictures up and put up a reward poster. we got a phoenix community alliance that has business members tire of graffiti that put money into this program. and we use it to reward people for calling others in on graffiti, up to $250. the point system, we go to a board once a month and talk about the different cases that we get and we reward these people up to $250. huge, great program in phoenix right now. lots -- and we don't just do it for conviction. you know what silent witness says? you can receive up to a thousand dollars upon conviction, not with the graffiti reward program. the graffiti hotline program, it's just minimum id of the tager because once we id them, we'll go and get them. sooner or later. the big thing that we do use, though, is graffiti tracker. i
SFGTV2
Feb 27, 2013 2:00am PST
our youth. we have to do more to interrupt those patterns out there. we have to do more to use data to predict and analyze where the high-crime rates are to get people in a safe environment. once they are there, we have to be consistent with continuum of support to give and support people transition out of those dangerous habits and not go back. this will take a lot of time and a lot of coordination. but it's very meaningful to see so many people committed to doing this. i hope we stay the course and not give up. it's easy to when budget hits. or sequestration because the federal government is not there, and it's easy to say we have to cut this and that. and we have seen those years. now that the state is recovering a bit. and the city of san francisco is recovering a bit. we didn't make good investments. and this is a time that all of you working together can help us make the right investment. and continue that strong support for our youth. the happiest moments, because i told you where the saddest moments are in the text. when the youth get their jobs and go to their first intervi
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Feb 27, 2013 6:00am PST
anything happens with out fear of having us say, no, we are going to shut it down. we want to work with you to make it happen, but it means as safely as possible. certainly, alcohol always played a role as well as the age of the patrons, and on and on. again, please give us a chance to further develop the trust that we have been building over the last several years. some of the questions that they ask, or issues that they speak to, like the alcohol licensing unit, that is because i heard you with regard to working with licenses, having security plans so there can be one pinpoint that everything can pass through. commanders are the successors and hopefully it will be around a while and always be resourced. it is really important that you take our input and that we come out for a safer event and that people are going to want to come to san francisco and that they will not have any trepidation again, i think the fact that everything is booming right now in san francisco would go a long way to say that we kind of got this thing figured out, but we can always get better. before i leave and pass
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Feb 27, 2013 10:30am PST
this is a great start. yes. (applause) >> but we also have tremendous help from people who are helping us create the policies and the accountability in all the different departments. melva davis, kim brandon, willie adams at the port, chuck collins, [speaker not understood], the reverend amos brown, denise tyson, linda richardson, sonya harris, patricia thomas, veronica honeycut, these are just the names of a few of our commissioners who are heading up those very important divisions of our city. and they are joining with me and with the supervisors and with the department heads to do what mrs. obama asked us to do. whenever we occupy these public positions throughout the city or throughout the state or throughout the nation, we do the right thing, we keep the doors of opportunity open and enriched for everybody else. and we're already seeing it happen. yesterday i was at the luncheon for the boys and girls club, wonderful, wonderful entity that's reaching out to all of our young high school kids and make sure they're motivated to go to college. you should have heard them talk about their futures
SFGTV2
Feb 27, 2013 7:00am PST
used to be. i think that for us it is about making sure that people, even if they came to san francisco in particular five years ago, that they are not experiencing the fight -- the same thing. it speaks to one of the priorities. the never-ending city. or something. i do not remember, exactly, but it is the same basic concept. even if you come here several times over and over, you will not have the same experience. as we do that, enhancing certain things. live stages have big-name bands. headlining the folsom street fair, people are now looking forward to our entertainment in ways they did not 10 years ago. >> commander, how do we prepared to assist an outdoor event? what training do the folks on the street have when engaging with patrons of the event? >> i am sorry, i have never heard of little booth. not my genre, i guess. you know, all of our officers receive a lot of training at the academy level and the special operations group on crowd control. you all know the chief was year earlier. an outstanding job, he spoke to everyone, it all comes down to us all, all the way down to the on
SFGTV2
Feb 27, 2013 12:30am PST
. and every one honored this work. evaluating credit recovery options will help us to identify what works and what does not work and help us plan what credit recovery options will be able in this coming summer. we want to make sure that the credit recovery is not only accessible to all students but effective as well. i think that it is important that the students take advantage of this opportunity of credit recovery programs and be able to graduate. we encourage that the sfusd have the more robust evaluation and success rates of the program from this semester and hopefully include the student feedback in the evaluation. every student at all high schools should have the same credit recovery options and increase the assistance to help them graduate. thank you for your time. >> hi, my name is paer and i am a senior at george washington high school and also a member on the youth commission, i would like to thank the board of education for your time and work in highlighting how to best support students here in san francisco. i'm speaking on behalf of this item as i think that it is important b
SFGTV2
Feb 27, 2013 5:00am PST
you're used to. as long as people recognize they're moving to the desert and give up this notion that they have to bring eastern vegetation with them and make the necessary adaptations in their own life, desert communities can continue to live. man: the biggest water user in the desert is turf. turf uses a lot of irrigation and uses spray irrigation, so what we've done here is use artificial turf. you're never going to be able to achieve the look of back east or the look of, say, california, with subtropical plants, but our landscapes are still lush and use about 30% of what the subtropical landscape with turf would use. las vegas has adopted a drought tolerant ordinance. we're using less water today than we used five years ago, despite over 300,000 new residents. i think it's a pretty amazing example as to how a town can really turn on a dime if there's the political will and if the public gets behind it. narrator: even the casinos and resorts have adapted to efficient water use. mulroy: the las vegas strip uses only 3% of all the water that we deliver. and when you think about
SFGTV2
Feb 27, 2013 11:00am PST
significantly. i used to get two calls a week of people complaining about the bylaw, i don't get any of it now because we're able to defuse it by telling them about the support programs. i've been talking all afternoon. we also offer two mural programs, one that we fund ourselves directly and one that we offer community groups $2,000 to paint murals in the community. the idea is that that program is a matching program so community groups can match up to $2,000 with any type of community effort so they can get an artist to donate the art work, you can get somebody to donate paint, their volunteer hours count against the matching, so all of that is helpful in terms of getting them going. and what we really found is that some groups will use the two thousand and spend 12,000 on doing a mural. the best one i've seen, we had a high school do two dugouts that were constantly being hit, it cost them $750 and we have no problem with the dugouts any more. public awareness, we have a very, very substantial public awareness campaign. we have media support from all of our local radio, television and
SFGTV2
Feb 26, 2013 9:00pm PST
have the next generation of science coming up on us and just recently approved are the new eld strapped aders and that is going to be a fundamental change and not just how we refer to the professioncy levels but that is a body of work that is embedded through ut the day throughout all of the con content areas and there is a great deal of work that needs to be part of the our road map moving forward. >> so could we find another place or way to have more detail on this? or maybe the opportunity to actually have a discussion about this? >> i would think that say curriculum committee item. >> so to say that we have already slated moving toward the common core implementation with the focus on the humanities at the may 6th committee. i don't expect a lot of answers but a road map in the direction that the district is pursuing will be discussed. >> i think that commissioners you will be getting more information and we are planning to be at the next board of education meeting to give you an update on the allow plan and so as you begin to see all of these different pieces and these different pla
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Feb 26, 2013 4:00pm PST
to highlight the program before we get started. all our partners have helped us develop this project with that my name is a himself i'm head up the be district program. we welcome president chiu welcome. without further adieu a man who's no stranger to this area mayor edwin lee. thank you. it's great to be here on 24th street i can literally see all the changes and the constant very brnt area. it gets crowded up here. i'm glad to join president chiu and the other supervisors who are supporting this neighborhood. all over the city we have 11 of these cb ds thought the city and 5 entire districts. the latest one i want to thank the board for the district that is raising their own money that can really compliment the downtown moscone. the neighborhoods i enjoy just as much because the neighborhood are constantly working to find ways to improve. i'm glad to see public works that helps get the permits done for those parks that have been here for 26 years and having funny; right? >> and that's at the way it should be. we have fun where we live and it's always a great investment to have th
SFGTV2
Feb 27, 2013 4:00am PST
million people live in the united states. and each person uses an average of 100 gallons of water every day. man: what it takes to actually make clean water is somewhat a mystery to most customers. woman: so how does water get from the river into your house, or here at school? woman: somebody has to bring that water to us, and somebody has to take it away when we're finished with it. man: the water infrastructure is vital for disease protection, fire protection, basic sanitation, economic development, and for our quality of life. man: you just can't visualize all the assets that are under our feet. we have about two million miles of pipe in this nation. if you're walking around in an urban area, you're probably stepping on a pipe. man: our grandparents paid for, and put in for the first time, these large distribution systems. woman: and in many cases, it's not been touched since. man: we're at a critical turning point. much of that infrastructure is wearing out. narrator: our water infrastructure is made up of complex, underground systems that function continuously. these 10 locations t
SFGTV2
Feb 27, 2013 8:30am PST
sent in as her grandma's favorite recipe and shared it with us, and then we put that on our website and share it with our customers. >> oh, that's neat. >> so, there are so many things you can do with dried fruit. we've got--today, we made a smoothie. i make smoothies for my son at home. >> oh, i love that idea. >> and we put it in a sippy cup, and he loves it. >> [chuckles] i prefer a sippy cup, too, but-- >> [chuckles] >> we don't have one today, so we'll make do with this. >> just a tall glass today. >> right. hopefully, i can drink out of this. i'll try a little, right? >> yeah. try a little bit. and what's fun about drhed fruit is that you don't have to have fresh fruit at home. you can have the dried fruit that's shelf stable, doesn't spoil, in your cabinet-- >> that's good. >> and make a fresh smoothie with it-- >> that's really good. >> which is nutritious and great for your family. you know? >> now, if you do want to do trail mix, you have a really neat idea here. >> yes. this is a really fun snack idea with dried fruit. we mix any ki@d of nuts or seeds or dried fruit that
SFGTV2
Feb 26, 2013 7:30pm PST
judgment of the district to serve in the capacities of tsa and erf. it will be used to determine a senior employee's ability to bump into a junior employee's position. i will node move forward to read the resolution establishing the order of seniority for which employees with the same date. >> one second. >> you need to have a motion to adopt. >> we have to motion all of them before we have them read. >> can we do them altogether? >> we were going to vote on them separate. but we are having them read into the record and have them moved before we read them into the record. >> could i hear a motion for all of them? >> we move the first one >> the other three. >> i move the other three, the second, third and fourth resolutions. >> and i need a second. >> second. >> thank you. >> proceed. >> resolution establishing the order of seniority for the employees of the same date of first paid service, now therefore be it resolved that to meet the requirements of education code section 44955, the following criteria for establishing the order of seniority for those employees hired on the same date wil
SFGTV2
Feb 26, 2013 11:30pm PST
is too many. we did a study last year of the 335 or so people who got notification and 56 of them told us that they got the notification and walked away from the district. they just gave up when they got the notification. they did not way for the may letter, they walked on the march letter. that is a sixth of all of the people that you are looking to get rid of. we don't orderly like to compare ourselves to other cities in california because of our uniqueness and all of that. but, this is the paper from the united teachers of los angeles. headline says, first time in four years, no riffs. no riffs. and they detail across the bottom from 5900 in 2009 up to 9500 just as soon as mr. davis left and they had 0 this year, all right? so no rifs, you have figures in our own presentation that indicate to you that you don't have to do this. and so i ask you to think seriously about it, the one vote that i would like you to make is have the vote on seniority order and i would like to see you make that one this time. thank you very much. >> thank you mr. kelley. >> okay. questions, or comments from b
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Feb 27, 2013 8:00am PST
of our business, and so our values require us to treat them with respect and make sure they're taken care of. >> in addition to caring for his animals, dino has won numerous environmental awards for his conservation efforts at the farm. he says for him, being a dairy farmer isn't a job or a career, it's a lifestyle, and as a multigenerational d@iry farmer, it's a lifestyle he hopes to continue well into the future. >> well, i think i have somewhat of a responsibility to my family's legacy. i'm the fourth generation, and we've been doing this now 117 years in the same place, and i'm not gonna be the one to blow it, right? i mean, i have to at least make it work and make it available to my son if he decides he wants to do that. >> and while dino's son is a little too young to enjoy this ice cream--don't worry, folks, he's only scooping it here--others are over the moon for this new premium ice cream. >> it's like mixing the 2 best things in the world together in one. the golden state produces more milk, butter, and ice cream than any state in the nation, and since it's also a leader in both
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Feb 27, 2013 11:30am PST
. it does tell us that the taggers are moving around from one neighborhood to the next, telling us how we should be managing or programs or which neighborhoods we should be looking at. this is a graphic analysis of the neighborhoods. i don't have a pointer, i'll get my head out of the way. downtown was one of our key problem areas that we started out with but we're seeing a steady decline in the downtown core. so basically we have been focusing a lot of our programming in the downtown area. we had a huge decrease in the gardineau neighborhood in the second year but something has happened in that neighborhood to pop it back up. so it's allowing us to look neighborhood by neighborhood to look at the community enforcement officers woork they are doing there so next year when we go to do a hire, our bylaw officers are working with revitalization, i'll be sharing this information with them to say these are the key neighborhoods you need to be in touch with as well as the different constables and beat officers to say, look, this is a problem and this is what's trending in your neighborhood.
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Feb 27, 2013 12:00am PST
might end up with a us history class with 8 kids in it and then i have to parcel that out and so this is anticipating next year, i am not saying that we have them under filled this year, but being conservative for next year, does that make sense? >> yes. >> it is just like at my school was just the biggest school there are so many students in one classroom and over 30 and teachers always complain tla are so many students, why can't we redistribute the students? >> why can't you redistribute students? >> they are just saying... >> like we don't need that many teachers, then why can't we just put the students in their classroom and have the teachers teach them? >> and then, you know, i would have to put my mission perspective on it. assuming that is passed. and so, but i do know that the number of sophomores going to junior classes, for instance, it does not always, you know, even as the way that you want it to, you will get the classes with like 8 students in them. so you can redistribute them and you have a choice. you can go above the class size ratio or you can open up a whole
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Feb 26, 2013 7:00pm PST
if we don't have people like her, she takes out extra time for us to help us build the community and teach us everything that we know. please, please, keep people like her so we can pass on the knowledge and find wonderful teachers and pass on the legacy, keep her because we really need her. thank you. >> tony. robles and i'm with the foundation and also with the magazine. with all of what has happened in the city, the landscape has changed so much and what i want to say is, you know, tina should be retained as a teacher she is an excellent teacher and she is an excellent role model for the young kids. and something that i think is very important is that she is somebody that really cares about families, cares about not only philippine american families but the children that the families of all of the children. and our families are really under assault economically, housing, it is hard enough. teachers like miss alaho should be honored and they should be supported because they are the ones who are going to strengthen our community. >> you need to wrap up, sir. >> thank you. [ appl
SFGTV2
Feb 26, 2013 11:00pm PST
are asking to you give us the ability to further align and strengthen our services to our students. at this point i am going to ask anggy the executive director of staffing to read the resolution and then we will be happy to answer your questions. >> this evening, we are proposing that due to the length of these resolutions and acceptable to the board and the superintendent, that i read the therefore be it resolved sections of each resolution. for resolution to decrease the number of certificated employees, due to reduction in reduction in particular kinds of services, now therefore, be it resolved, that a total of 24 fte in administrative services and 117.80 fte in instructional services as set forth in exhibit a will be reduced or eliminated no later than the beginning of 2013, 14 school year. that due to the reduction or elimination of particular service and programs, it shall be necessary to reduce the number of certificated employees, employed by the district at the end of the 2012, 13 school year. and that the superintendent or his designated representative is directed to sen
SFGTV2
Feb 26, 2013 8:00pm PST
us financially stable. what i will also say is that as staff is working very closely with all of our groups, it is our intent as quickly as possible to rescind notices and bring back folks to positions. and one of the reasons that we are very, very hopeful is that the board has given us very clear direction that for example, the learning that we have had from our superintendent, as an example the sig schools and the incredible achievement in those schools, we are developing a multitiered system so that we are able to take that learning and the support systems to a system, that we are aligning it with the funding that the schools. within that resign, you are going to see a number of positions that people will have the opportunity to take as well. so there is a lot of missing pieces here and i know that it seems ambiguous to you the bottom line is that there is a mix match in the timing of these decisions and that is why it seems that perhaps we should not be issuing any of these layoff notices. i also remind the board that out of an abundance of caution we have issued a significant nu
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Feb 26, 2013 6:30pm PST
. this conference is about building local systems to improve after school programs. teams from more than 30 u.s. cities attended the conference. council members have this opportunity to share those prejudices and learn from each other and hear from innovative thinkers in the field, san francisco was one of the very first city teams to improve parent at the conference. the pac recognizes the value that these opportunities provided to bring the parents and statutes into the conversation at the conference. the pac was to acknowledge the giving foundations for the generous financial contributions making it possible for the pac members martin to attend a conference as well as the other asa team members. the engagement network, this past december, 2012, ruth reboski the coordinator of family and community partnerships, commenced the first monthly meeting of the school, district, family and engagement network. the pac of many participants among community organizations and district staff who come together to share experiences ideas and suggestions about how to support schools and the district as a whol
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Feb 26, 2013 10:00pm PST
, powers and ellen wu. she is not here with us and she is a very shy woman. but we accept this recognition on her behalf and she has dedicated 20 years of service for our schools and is instrumental in taking care of the nuts and bolts of the day-to-day work related to the pieces that make our library function, smoothly. rochele and michelle have spearheaded the great work that we have been able to do with our school libraries they have provided meaningful professional development opportunities, and direct sight support to 70 teacher lie brae ans through 103 schools in our district. they have led them in the roles as teachers, library program managers, information specialists, site leaders and industrial partners. they are highly esteemed by the teacher librarians and also by the cross-departmental peers with whom they willingly share their expertise. they are very deserving of this recognition, for providing excellent leadership, guidance and support, to teacher librarians and creating collaboration as we advance the literacy efforts in our district. [ applause ] >> thank you, very much.
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Feb 26, 2013 10:30pm PST
evaluations and a promising evaluation even from flinn is really shocking to us and that is why we are here. thank you very much. reskend her name and reelect her. good night. [ applause ] >> hi, there, my name is sandy coleman, i'm a parent of a child that graduated from flinn elementary school. my son michael was in mis coleman's class, so i am here to have her please reelected to be a teacher because she is a really excellent special education teacher. i think that a lot of things that people don't realize that when you have a child that has behavior issues it is hard to find a teacher that is a good fit and i moved my son in fourth grade to flinn elementary because his old school was not working out and he had a teacher that was abusive to the kids and i think that it is important that people realize that you have to find a teacher that is going to be nurturing, caring, pretty much like your child and keep your child in a safe space and we found that with miss coleman and i am just appalled as to why they would not want to have her come back to flinn because she was told that i did not
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Feb 27, 2013 4:30am PST
. but it is so totally used in every nook and cranny, that making any accommodation to shut it down, to do something to it, is very difficult. narrator: two massive underground tunnels, called simply tunnel 1 and tunnel 2, provide most of the city's water supply. they run hundreds of feet below manhattan, far deeper than the subways. built at the beginning of the 20th century, they are concrete-lined and bored through solid rock. they could last centuries. but the mechanical equipment within them will not. engineers in the 1950s discovered rust on the tunnel's valves. there were concerns that if they closed the valves for tunnel inspections, they may never open again, leaving new york city without water. so they chose to keep them open. as a result, there has not been significant inspection, maintenance, or repair of the tunnels in decades. no one knows their current condition. hurwitz: currently, city tunnel 1 and city tunnel number 2 would be feeding each half of the city. so you'd lose half the city if you didn't have a replacement. narrator: without half of its water supply, the city w
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Feb 27, 2013 1:30am PST
that is being held here. i think it's important for us to recognize there a difference between those of the ages of 18-25, and someone that is older or someone that is below. the criminal justice system doesn't always recognize the difference. i can tell you if we look at a study that has been done. and like the u.k. or look deeply in the process of younger people. and the reality that there is a role to the social development of the age group between 18-25. and the fact involved and the psychological world has recognized this long ago. but the criminal justice system has not. and to address the solution and do in a thoughtful way to avoid incarceration and the impact of this young life is important. i think here in san francisco, we are in a long way of other communities recognizing the need to do this. and working with the young people to reduce incarceration and to involve the right services. i am excited about this. and i want you to take away one other piece. but the british are further away in this area, because they have spent the money and resources to look at this more deeply. but accor
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Feb 27, 2013 6:30am PST
-- good legislation. there's no conditional use requirement to have this. a lot of people today want to have food, drink, and be able to have some music. how can we get the limited live entertainment excluded from the know amplified or no live entertainment excluded on the transfers? >> that is going to mostly driven locally. most of the conditions you'll ever see on an abc license are because we rely, to a great extent, on the police department and local officials to determine what is best for their communities. i'm not trying to pin this on you guys or blame you guys, but we do try to work with you. we do not tend to want to overrule the police department very often. now that said, i get a fair number of petitions and appeals to me. typically, they are from the neighbors. i want to see that there is actually a practical problem posed -- that the condition is there to solve, not that this is the way the things have been or maybe there's someone who is satisfied by what is potentially wrought by having live entertainment. it is always a case by case. generally, very deferential -- i
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Feb 27, 2013 9:00am PST
? everyone. announcer: imagine if who you are were used as an insult. >> the garden contains plants referred to by william shakespeare's plays and poems. located near the academy of sciences, shakespeare's garden was designed in 1928 by the california spring and wild flower association. here is a trulc
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you today. thanks for inviting us in and showing us your amazing facility today. >> my pleasure. >> how long has electric works been around? >> electric works has been in san francisco since the beginning of 2007. we moved here from brisbane from our old innovation. we do printmaking, gallery shows, and we have a fabulous retail store where there are lots of fun things to find. >> we will look at all of that as we walk around. it is incredible to me how many different things you do. how is it you identify that san francisco was in need of all these different services? >> it came from stepping out of graduate school in 1972. i wrote a little thing about how this is an idea, how our world should work. it should have printmaking, archiving, a gallery. it should have a retail store. in 1972, i wanted to have art sales, point-of-sale at the grocery store. >> so you go through the manifesto. with the bay area should have. you are making art incredibly accessible in so many different ways, so that is a good segue. let's take a walk around the facilities. here we are in your gallery spa
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of activities, including basketball, line dancing, playing ping-pong, and arts and crafts. >> use it for whatever you want to do, you can do it here. >> on friday, november 16th, the dedication and ribbon cutting took place at the sunset playground and recreation center celebrating its renovation. it was raining, but the rain clearly did not dampen the spirits of the dignitaries, community members, and children in attendance. [cheering and applauding] ♪ ♪ >> bonnie banks. bonnie banks. my definition of noise is uncontrolled music. without format. pretty simple affair. pancakes, and you're -- people get up on sundays around noon, weekends or whatever. should not be too hard to walk into place. have your audio alarm clock go off for two hours waking your up while you are eating breakfast with many interesting visuals once in a while. improvisation. listening or not to the person you're playing up against or people or machines. trying to get as many different people in as possible. different genres, experimental noise, electronics, dissonance some drums.a tiny bit of ambient
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will be there and the public is welcome and we will be starting at 10 a.m. in sacramento and so please join us. >> thank you. >> one last before we move on, commissioner mendoza reminds me one last item. tomorrow is the media day for the youth arts festival which will be opening i believe next week the 7th of march. and at the asian art museum this year, this is a new venue for it, it is the youth art festival and a lot of performance and visual art displays. >> it is young at heart. >> no it is youth festival now. >> yeah. >> so, i will be participating the superintendent will be participating. and i believe that the mayor as well will be there. he is hosting the media event tomorrow on the steps, yes. and so you may will get some coverage and maybe you will check out the arts festival and it is going to be great. >> we are going to move on now to item t and report of closed section actions. from the closed section of february 19, 2013, the board of education approved by a vote of five ayes and two absent, mendoza and maufas the expulsion of one student. and five ayes and one nay the executive director. >
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